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Re: url-retrieve fails on most HTTPS sites

From: Colin Baxter
Subject: Re: url-retrieve fails on most HTTPS sites
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 14:57:18 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> 2QdxY4RzWzUUiLuE  <> writes:

    > On 2020-09-29 at 06:45:54 +0100,
    > Colin Baxter <> wrote:

    >> >>>>> 2QdxY4RzWzUUiLuE <>
    >> writes:
    >> ----- Cut -----
    >> > In any case, I ran switch-to-buffer and then pressed the space
    >> bar > and the TAB key to display all the buffers whose names
    >> began with > a space, and one of those buffers was " *http >
    >>*," and that's how I found it.
    >> Yes, that works for me too. Strange. I wonder why the buffer
    >> doesn't appear elsewhere, e.g. when Ibuffer is run?

    > As per the manual¹:

    >     Buffers that are ephemeral and generally uninteresting to the
    > user have names starting with a space, so that the list-buffers
    > and buffer-menu commands don’t mention them (but if such a buffer
    > visits a file, it is mentioned). A name starting with space also
    > initially disables recording undo information; see Undo.

    > ¹

Thanks for the information. I really should read the manual.

Best wishes,

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